Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation date.

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¯Fall banquet — 6 p.m., Oct. 24, Family Life Center, 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport. Keynote speaker, Kate Goehringer, Area Director for Young Life in Dauphin County. $20 per person by Oct. 16. Send names to Heartbeat Community Services, P.O. Box 25, Millerstown, PA 17062. Teenagers are free, but must be registered, (717) 589-7208, www.heartbeatcs.org.

¯Port Royal Lutheran Church holiday bazaar — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13-14. 402 Market St., Port Royal. New handmade and slightly used Christmas and holiday items. Baked goods, including cookies, snacks and desserts. Saturday only, soup by the quart: chicken corn, ham and bean and beef vegetable. Frozen homemade, ready-to-bake mincemeat pie and caramel apple pie, $12 each. Mincemeat only $10. Soups, pies and filling must be pre-ordered by Nov. 5; call church office at (717) 527-4581 or call (718) 968-3816. Face covering is required and visitors should practice social distancing.

Thursday, Oct. 22

¯Blood drive–2:30-7 p.m., Faith United Church, Ickesburg. Appointments required. For appointments and “Rapid Pass” visit: www.redcross.org.

¯The LUMINA Center’s Lights On Afterschool event — 6:30-8 p.m. on the sidewalk in front of the LUMINA Center. A fun event night for children of all ages. Children will have the opportunity to decorate their own luminaire, which will be put on display in front of the LUMINA Center. There will also be other small activities for the children to participate in.

Friday, Oct. 23

¯Free community breakfast — 7-8:30 a.m. New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.

¯Haunted Hayride — 7-10 p.m. at Bannerville Fire Company 7547 Stage Road, McClure. More information: (570) 658-6477, leave a message.

¯USDA Food Distribution for COVID relief — 9:30 a.m. at Bunkertown Brethren Church, 52 Bunkertown Road, McAlisterville. Milk, cheese, yogurt, meat and produce will be given with no eligibility requirements. More information: (717) 463-3572.

Saturday, Oct. 24

¯Soup sale — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Milroy Hose Co. To order: 717-667-2388 by Oct. 12. Chicken-and-corn and ham-and-bean soups available. Cost: $5 per quart. If soup remains after filling orders, soup will be available for sale the day of the event.

¯Keystone State Muscle Cars cruise-in — 5-8 p.m. at Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy. Across from Rutter’s. Free event open to all.

¯Apple dumpling sale — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Beaver Springs Fire Co. $3.50 each. Available in regular or sugar free. More information: admin@beaverspringsfire.com.

¯Litter clean up along the Canal House Walking Trail — 10 a.m.-noon rain or shine. Meet at the Canal House at the dead end of Old Route 22, Mifflintown. Hosted by The Juniata Watershed Alliance.

¯Haunted Hayride — 7-10 p.m. at Bannerville Fire Company 7547 Stage Road, McClure. More information: (570) 658-6477, leave a message.

¯Ham pot pie sale — starts at 11 a.m. at the firehouse, 7748 State Route 655, Reedsville. $3.50 per bowl or $7.00 per quart. More information: (717) 667-6110.


Upcoming reunions are published as part of the calendar. Missing classmate requests are published once and repeated only if updated. Brief reports of reunions and class reunion photos with the people identified in the order in which they appear are accepted for publication in the Living section. The deadline for submitting notices is one week before publication. Submit reunion notices to Jeff Fishbein at The Sentinel; email living@lewistownsentinel.com, or call (717) 248-6741.

¯Kish Class of 1961 60th Reunion Planning Meeting–5:30 p.m., home of Bill and Mary Ann Patton Stratton, 30 Foxfire Road, Lewistown.


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